The American Lung Association (ALA) and the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) have released their annual Air Pollution Report, a report on the quality of air pollution in America.
According to the EPA, America’s air quality is the worst it’s been in over a decade.
The numbers show that the country ranks in the top 10 for the number of premature deaths each year and the number who die from respiratory illnesses each year.
It also ranks as the most polluted country in the world.
The American public is getting sicker and sicker, and in some places it’s worse than in the rest of the world, the ALA and the NACAA report.
But what about the cities?
The ALA is calling for new measures, including requiring the use of more efficient power plants.
In the Midwest, cities like Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Chicago are building power plants that are more efficient and emit fewer pollutants.
These are great examples of what can be done with a clean, renewable energy source like wind, and these plants will have a big impact on air quality.
But in the South, cities are building new power plants, which produce more CO2 and are more polluting than wind.
The problem is that these new plants are not actually meeting air quality standards.
The ALAC and the EPA have called for cleaner energy sources that are “cleaner” in their source material, and this includes wind, solar, biomass, and nuclear.
The problem with all these new technologies is that they emit pollutants that are not only more toxic, but also more pollute than the existing sources, according to the ALAC.
So, what can cities do to improve air quality?
The most obvious way to improve the air quality of their cities is to increase wind energy and biomass production.
Wind energy and biofuels can produce clean power for the local economy, and they can also create jobs and pay raises.
Biodiesel also provides a clean energy alternative to the coal-fired power plants of the past, and its a big help in lowering CO2 emissions.
But, these technologies are not sustainable without additional energy sources.
Additionally, the need to expand and modernize power plants can also be addressed by moving away from coal, the primary source of power generation in America, and moving toward renewable energy sources like wind and solar.
The most common way to do this is to build more coal- and gas-fired plants.
To address the other pollution problems, cities must focus on making sure their power plants are actually making CO2-free power.
“The biggest challenge for cities is that the current regulations for the power plant industry are too weak,” said Bill Easley, president of the National Energy Technology Laboratory, a non-profit group that works with utilities to reduce CO2 pollution.
Easley believes that states can use their power to make changes to regulations, but he said that states have to act quickly to make sure new rules are enforced quickly.
For example, in Illinois, a state where wind energy is growing, the Illinois Public Service Commission (IPSC) has been working to improve CO2 regulations.
It recently passed a bill to reduce the amount of CO2 that power plants need to emit to zero.
It’s a great example of how the states can make changes in the rules and regulations that are currently in place.
Another big change that is important to cities is moving away.
In many cases, the power plants aren’t operating at peak times, which can lead to more pollution in the air.
In other cases, cities can build wind turbines and other green energy systems in response to the changing weather.
The goal should be to get these things in place as quickly as possible.
Other cities can also try to do more than just reduce CO 2 emissions.
“If we have more power plants with wind turbines, solar panels, and other renewable energy systems, it will give cities more options to move away from fossil fuels and toward renewables,” said Mark Reeder, president and CEO of Clean Energy Solutions, a business consulting firm.
“We have to get the power industry and utilities out of the fossil fuel business, and it’s time for cities to take advantage of that opportunity.”
In the meantime, cities will have to take steps to protect their residents and their businesses from air pollution.
“The goal should always be to be as green as possible, so that our communities and communities of color are able to thrive,” said Reeder.
This story is part of the Climate Desk collaboration with Bloomberg View.